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Learn how to style a room with books as H&H stylist and coffee table-book lover Peter Paquette picks his three favourite releases. He explains why Christian Liaigre, No Pictures and Tom Ford have caught his eye.

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  • Christian Liaigre (2008 Flammarion) by Christian Liaigre, Thomas Luntz, Eric Morin and Patrick Demarchelier, photographs by Jean-Philippe Piter
  • No Pictures (2008 powerHouse Books) by Peter Beard, Graydon Carter, Lauren Hutton, Dick Cavett, photographs by Ron Galella
  • Tom Ford (2008 Rizzoli) by Tom Ford, Bridget Foley, Anna Wintour and Graydon Carter
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2:05

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In This Episode

How do you transform a 1,200-square-foot cinder-block shack into a bright, airy, and spacious weekend retreat? Suzanne Dimma finds out as she tours the charming Caledon, Ont. home of designer Ingrid Oomen and her husband Asad Wali. Tour the antique-filled living and dining area, a kitchen with customized Ikea cabinetry and the cosy principal bedroom and ensuite bathroom. Learn how to style a room with books as H&H stylist and coffee table-book lover Peter Paquette picks his three favourite releases. Plus, see Michael Penney's traditional, farmhouse-inspired bedroom and bathroom. Get Michael's tips on where to splurge, when to save, and how to inject your own personal style into a space.

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  • Christian Liaigre (2008 Flammarion) by Christian Liaigre, Thomas Luntz, Eric Morin and Patrick Demarchelier, photographs by Jean-Philippe Piter
  • No Pictures (2008 powerHouse Books) by Peter Beard, Graydon Carter, Lauren Hutton, Dick Cavett, photographs by Ron Galella
  • Tom Ford (2008 Rizzoli) by Tom Ford, Bridget Foley, Anna Wintour and Graydon Carter

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 2:05
Released: June 06, 2011
Featuring: Peter Paquette
Channel: Design Lab